IoT and AI are powerful technologies to organize, analyze and create value from industrial data. Together these digital tools can reduce waste, enhance workforce productivity, and ultimately improve operations. However, companies often grapple with common foundational questions when starting to digitalize. What underlying technology needs to be in place before IoT or AI can create value? How can data be secured? Should efforts start with people or machines or products? This session will explore the landscape of industrial IoT technologies, common challenges in adoption, and lessons the manufacturing sector can take from other digitalizing industries.
Danya is an analyst on the BloombergNEF Digital Industry team, researching topics such as AI, IoT, and advanced robotics and their impacts on industrial sectors. She is based in San Francisco and as such, takes a view on innovative technologies being developed by startups.